Many elementary school educational specifications or project goals talk about how the library or media center should be the heart of the school and a more active and engaging space, but often concerns about things like collection counts and standardized testing, and a more traditional vision of a library, end up taking precedence over that vision.
Which is better: dedicated early childhood education (ECE) campuses or embedding ECE into elementary schools?
D/P/S employees are lifelong learners driven by a desire to share information. Friday Focus, an informal, bi-weekly group discussion with morning coffee and treats, brings staff together to talk about design, ask questions, and share the things that inspire them. Enjoy this Friday Focus sneak peek on Edible Landscaping.
The University of New Mexico has opened its third and final phase of the Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education, the culmination of over 17 years of strategic planning.
Dekker/Perich/Sabatini received the 2018 Monarch Award for its design of Bernalillo High School. Awarded by the Association for Learning Environments, the Monarch Award recognizes exceptional planning and architectural design of high-quality learning environments in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
As lifelong learners, we are driven by a desire to share information—freely and continuously. Continuum brings D/P/S employees together to talk about design, ask questions, and share the things that inspire them. Here you will find our approach to sharing and learning.
Schools often need to make tough decisions about demolishing buildings that no longer meet their needs, but occasionally a design solution can help make the most of a difficult situation. Read how the New Mexico School for the Deaf incorporated an old structure in a new design.
Given increasing costs, decreasing funding, and rapidly evolving educational technology and pedagogy, should public school districts question the traditional model of complete campuses of durable, 50-year buildings?
Presented at EDspaces 2017 and LearningSCAPES 2017, this presentation shares strategies for balancing historic integrity with a school’s educational mission.